How much does an Armed Security Guard make in the United States? The average Armed Security Guard salary in the United States is $33,444 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $30,084 and $37,224. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Symptoms of infection with coronavirus

25% $30,084 10% $27,025 90% $40,666 75% $37,224 $33,444 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Armed Security Guard jobs in Virginia

Security Officer Part Time Secret Clearance

Allied Universal - Arlington, VA

Armed Security Officer

Sentry Force Security - Charlottesville, VA

Unarmed Security Officer

Sentry Force Security - Charlottesville, VA

Unarmed Security Officer

Colorado Security Agency - Clifton Forge, VA

What is an Armed Security Guard ?

A security guard (also known as a security inspector or protective agent) is a person employed by a public or private party to protect the employing party's assets (property, people, equipment, money, etc.) from a variety of hazards (such as waste, damaged property, unsafe worker behavior, criminal activity such as theft, etc.) by enforcing preventative measures. Security guards do this by maintaining a high-visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, looking (either directly, through patrols, or indirectly, by monitoring alarm systems or video surveillance cameras) for si...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 04/18/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

See user submitted job responsibilities for Armed Security Guard.

Job Openings for Armed Security Guard
Allied Universal - Fairfax , VA
Armed Experienced Security Officer Full Time Position Available - Morning, Afternoon and Evening ... Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying. * As a condition of ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 55 days ago
At Allied Universal® our Security Professionals assist clients, and the public at large, by ... Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying. * As a condition of ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 23 days ago
Sentry Force Security - Fairfax , VA
Candidates MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS AS DESCRIBED, ACTIVE ARMED DCJS, ACTIVE DC SPO ... Candidates must also have a minimum of 3 years of prior supervisory experience as a security guard ...
ZipRecruiter - 36 days ago
Colorado Security Agency - Richmond , VA
We are seeking an Unarmed Security to become an integral part of our team. The selected individual ... includes armed & unarmed guard service as well as personal, individual protection and Private ...
ZipRecruiter - 39 days ago
Allied Universal Security - Winchester , VA
Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.* 7 Years of verifiable experience, with 3 years in security, customer service or related field.* Armed officers should ...
Nexxt - 2 days ago
Allied Universal Security - Portsmouth , VA
Valid guard card/license, as required in the state for which you are applying.* 7 Years of verifiable experience, with 3 years in security, customer service or related field.* Armed officers should ...
Nexxt - 3 days ago

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity foranArmed Security Guard, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
30084
37224
33444

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
30202
37440
33587
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Armed Security Guard in the United States. The base salary for Armed Security Guard ranges from $30,084 to $37,224 with the average base salary of $33,444. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $30,202 to $37,440 with the average total cash compensation of $33,587.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

30084
37224